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Hippocrates (460-370 B.C.) is one of the best known of the Ancient Greeks, and his Hippocratic Oath is still in use today. An ancient Greek physician of the Age of Pericles and the Golden Age of Athens, Hippocrates is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine, known simply as the Father of Western medicine in recognition of his lasting contributions to the field as the founder of the Hippocratic School of medicine. This intellectual school revolutionized medicine in ancient Greece, establishing it as a discipline distinct from other fields that it had traditionally been associated with (notably theurgy and philosophy), thus establishing medicine as a profession. 

However, the achievements of the writers of the Corpus, the practitioners of Hippocratic medicine, and the actions of Hippocrates himself are often commingled; thus very little is known about what Hippocrates actually thought, wrote, and did. There are also claims that point to Imhotep of ancient Egypt as history's first physician. Nevertheless, Hippocrates is commonly portrayed as the paragon of the ancient physician. In particular, he is credited with greatly advancing the systematic study of clinical medicine, summing up the medical knowledge of previous schools, and prescribing practices for physicians through the Hippocratic Corpus and other works. 

On the Surgery is Hippocrates' explanation on how to perform surgery for ancient doctors, instructing physicians on everything from where to position themselves and the patient, what to do with the instruments, and more. This edition of Hippocrates’ On the Surgery is specially formatted with a Table of Contents and pictures of Hippocrates.

GENRE
Histoire
SORTIE
2012
12 avril
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
16
Pages
ÉDITEUR
Charles River Editors
TAILLE
638.4
Ko

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